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85% of teachers in the Global South provided extra care for girls in education

Many teachers took on ‘humanitarian roles’ during COVID-19 school closures, aiming to improve girls’ education - as well as providing healthcare and safeguarding.
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Online Safety Bill report finds 62% of women face online abuse

According to evidence in the Online Safety Bill report, 62% of women aged between 18-34 experience online abuse and harassment - with 50% of 11-16 year old girls also facing these issues online.
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UK Government fails to tackle online racial abuse of athletes

On Monday (12 July) there was a stark increase in online racial abuse against Bukayo Saka, Marcus Rashford and Jadon Sancho - with the infamously late Online Safety Bill far from becoming law, how are the Government tackling this?
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Some primary schools stay closed due to rising COVID-19 cases

With rising COVID-19 cases, secondary schools will officially remain shut until 18 January - but primary schools across the country have also decided to stay closed.
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Faryal Minhas – Human Appeal

Faryal Minhas is Human Appeal’s Country Director in Iraq. She has previously served as their Country Director in Pakistan, and Orphans & Child Welfare Manager.
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Edtech: Helping staff and pupils through school closures

Justin Reilly, CEO at safeguarding specialist Impero Software, discusses how EdTech can help staff and pupils whilst schools across the nation remain closed.
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Dr Mark Kavenagh – ECPAT International

Mark Kavenagh has worked for ECPAT International as the Head of Research and Policy since early 2018.
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Black Swans in Public Administration: Rare Organisational Failure with Severe Consequences

A DFG-project run by Professor Wolfgang Seibel, University of Konstanz, Germany, called “Black Swans in Public Administration: Rare Organisational Failure with Severe Consequences” is explained here in detail.
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Is the UK “porn ban” successful?

The largest mainstream test of an online age verification system since the announcement of the UK’s “porn ban” has taken place, and has been described as a huge success.
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Integration: Eksote’s customer-oriented service development

Merja Tepponen South Karelia Social and Health Care District (Eksote) explains why integration is a cornerstone of the organisation’s customer-oriented service development.
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Public sector digital transformation is critical in light of cyber-attack threat

When introduced efficiently, digital transformation undoubtedly has a positive impact on the quality and accessibility of public services in the UK, with investment in digital tools becoming a key element of the government’s future planning strategies
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Including refugees in national systems: Examples from Ethiopia

UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency details the facilitation of refugees in national systems – with interesting examples from Ethiopia
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Met Police misconduct: 1000 sexual allegations to be investigated against officers

800 Met Police officers are being investigated, facing sexual and domestic abuse claims and other accusations of potential Met Police misconduct.
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Military burn pits: A toxic legacy of war

In recent years, the use of military burn pits has become one of the most widely discussed concerns about both current service members and veterans’ health.

The top five things organisations get wrong in their privacy statement

Michael Wuestefeld-Gray, the Director of WuDo Solutions, delves into the top mistakes businesses make, and what a good privacy statement looks like.
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Protecting against future flu pandemics with the 20-subtype mRNA flu vaccine

Penn scientists develop experimental mRNA flu vaccine to protect against all 20 known subtypes of influenza virus.
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The vilification of Albanian migrants: is there more than meets the eye?

Albanian migrants, boats, organised crime and blood feuds... what's the real story behind the desperate refugees that flee to the UK?
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Adequate data disposal: wiping the slate clean

Alvarez & Marsal’s recent forensic analysis of used computers has uncovered the dangers of inadequate data disposal for individuals and businesses everywhere, opening up the potential for data breaches and financial fraud. But to what extent does this also pose a threat to the public sector?
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Climate change efforts in Denmark’s Ministry of Environment

Denmark’s Ministry of Environment is leading the nation’s efforts on climate change mitigation and developing a circular economy.
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Global food security – Part 3

Curtis R Youngs, Professor & M.E. Ensminger Endowed Chair of International Animal Agriculture, continues his discussion of global food security.

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